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Articles tagged freelancing (14)

In the U.S., the number of full-time editorial cartoonists who hold staff positions might be dwindling, but the narrative of decline excludes a whole host of people stretching the form online in ways that weren’t possible just a few years ago.
“We’re running this like a clinical program. It’s more like a medical residency than a j-school.”
“So, for instance, an editor on the national desk might be looking for a reporter in Reno, Nevada, and not know that someone in Style has one on speed dial.”
A group of 12 freelance public media producers are building innovation at the station level.
“What I’m proposing is actually a freelance economy, but it’s a freelance economy where freelancing earns you not just income but also wealth. That’s an important distinction to make.”
Plus: The New York Times’ redesign sneak peek, SXSW takes on Reddit and newspapers, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.
Plus: The Washington Post drops its ombudsman position, a new News Corp. sports venture, and the rest of the week in the future of news.
The former editor of GOOD magazine shares her advice for young writers and editors on how to navigate the early years.
April 27, 2010